Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)

8 Top Regional and Mid-Cap Bank Picks to Survive a Choppy 2020

As the yield curve inverted and economic data weakened, there have been a lot of brewing concerns about banks and financial stocks would fare if the next slowdown turned into ...
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Why Jefferies Top Value Picks Include Some of the Biggest US Banks

The bank stocks have taken a beating since second-quarter earnings rolled in last month, and the plunge in interest rates this summer has exacerbated the move out of the group. ...
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30 Sustainable Dividend Yields of 3.5% to Over 5% for Cautious Income Investors

It's a tricky world for income investors. There is currently around $15 trillion worth of government bonds trading at negative yields between Europe and Japan, and U.S. bond buyers have ...
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How Banks Are Replacing Treasuries, Utilities and CDs for Income Investors

Many investors need income from their stocks to help supplement their life or retirement. With the yield on Treasuries so low, and with the Federal Reserve embarking on an interest ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Anaplan, Chipotle, Hasbro, Kimberly-Clark, Rio Tinto, Sherwin-Williams, Snap, Texas Instruments, United Air, UTC, Visa and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower after earnings reports weighed on some stocks, but that is after gains on Tuesday and Monday. With the markets now in the second half ...
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2019 Fed CCAR Gift to Warren Buffett: Dividend Hikes and Buybacks Galore for All Major Banks

At the end of June, the Federal Reserve now releases its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate ...
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Inverted Yield Curve Could Threaten Regional Banks’ High Dividends

Last week's inverted yield curve has brought on much debate over the health of the U.S. economy at a time when global growth is petering out. Inverted yield curves, or ...
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Wednesday’s Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Stocks opened marginally higher on Wednesday after a mixed week, with the Dow Jones industrials underperforming due to Boeing's woes dominating the price-weighted index. It is important to keep in ...
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11 Banks With the Most Consumer Complaints

Since its creation in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has returned nearly $12.5 billion to more than 31 million U.S. consumers. When former South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Caterpillar, NRG, Nvidia, P&G, Square, Red Hat, Transocean, Viacom, Wisdom Tree and More

Stocks were flat in the early morning hours on Thursday, but futures turned higher on all three major U.S. equity indexes. The markets are back to challenging their highs as ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DocuSign, Embraer, Goodyear Tire, Macy’s, Micron, Raytheon, Smartsheet and More

Stocks were sharply higher on Monday after trade tensions with China seem to be coming to quicker end, and the major equity indices were indicated higher on Tuesday as well. ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

May 21, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.7% at 2,733.03. The DJIA closed up 1.2% at 25,013.36. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 7,394.04. Monday was a positive ...
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Are MB Financial Shareholders Getting Enough in the Merger?

MB Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI) saw its shares make a handy gain to start the week after it was announced that it would be merging with Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB). ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 24, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 1.3% at 2,634.56. The DJIA closed down 1.7% at 24,024.13. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 1.7% at 7,007.35. Tuesday was another down ...
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Analysts Keep Raising Target Prices on Financial Stocks After Earnings

Earnings season is underway and that markets are pushing even higher highs. The recent tax reform law has aided many of these companies and markets, making these new highs a ...
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